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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Online dating sites failing to find 'the one' as number of Hong Kong singles grows

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 03:15am by Amy Nip

    ... was driving demand for dating services. "According to the 2011 population census, the proportion of never-married males and females aged between 20 and 49 increased significantly from 39 per cent ... face-to-face dates went badly when the women decided he wasn't suitable and an effort to set him up with an air hostess failed, prompting the matchmaker to tell him he simply wasn't ...

  2. New population statistics shine a light on the city's Mrs Average

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... one in three residents there have never married. When it comes to women, one in five in Central and Western districts and Wan Chai are 25 to 34 years old. Men with the most educational ...

  3. Under-represented and undervalued

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... level is 65 per cent. About 44 per cent of the economically active population is women. Women managers and executives in Hong Kong are twice as likely as their male counterparts to never marry ... Catherine Ng Some people feel that the status of women is already very high in Hong Kong, and therefore, there is no need for a civic movement to fight for their rights. I disagree. ...

  4. Husband hunt takes on giant dimensions

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... appearance'. He must also be under 45, preferably a businessman or professional, and a teetotal non-smoker. The 40-year-old civil engineering researcher, who has never married, decided to pay for the ad after finding it hard to meet suitable men. Like thousands of Sydney women looking for love, she found that most of the men she met through work or friends were either married or gay ...

  5. Words of advice for a first-time femme fiscale

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In that 13-year period, the number of never-married women rose by 58.4 per cent and men by 16.7 per cent. ... to 2009, Hong Kong data shows the number of women defined as 'never married' increased by 58.4 per cent. Per Hong Kong household, women are as about as likely to be working as men. ...

  6. Brains, beauty and the single woman

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that in 2009, 985,500 of the city's 7 million people were women who had never married, compared with 753,600 in 1996 - a rise of more than 30 per cent in 13 years. In the same period, the number ... were still single. These women are part of a growing trend. According to the latest population census, between 2000 and 2010, the number of single women between 30 and 44 increased by 2.7 per ...

  7. Single men outnumber single women

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Hong Kong men and mainland women. Only 3,392 Hong Kong women married mainland men. But in the 20-24 age group in the last census, there were 215,000 never-married men to 193,000 women ... Chloe Lai But mainlanders and domestic helpers swell overall number of women to swamp men in the 25-44 age group The widespread perception that Hong Kong has a surfeit of single women ...

  8. Scales tip as women outnumber men

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Norma Connolly

    ... declined over the past 10 years and the proportion of women who never married increased from 28.9 per cent in 1996 to 30.7 per cent last year. The proportion of unmarried men was higher, at 34.3 ... than women in Hong Kong. A decade ago, the sexes were equal in number. Now, there are only 961 men for every 1,000 women. If foreign domestic helpers are included in the calculation, the figure ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Applications' coming in thick and fast for tycoon's daughter

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... only the chance to know my daughter," the playboy said, adding that there were some handsome guys in the pile. Chao, who has never married and famously boasts of bedding 10,000 women, came ...

  10. More women than men opt for the single life

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... entitled Women and Men in Hong Kong show that the number of women who had never been married rose 47 per cent in the past 20 years. The number of men who had never married increased by 11.7 per ... Audrey Parwani Females who do marry and have children are doing so at a later age, official statistics confirm More women than men are choosing to stay single and those who do decide ...




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